Please watch this recap video to hear from some of our startups and corporate partners about their experiences in the MedTech Innovator program.

Announcements

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CEO Paul Grand interview with Device Talks: How Can Startups Move Forward During a Pandemic?

MedTech Innovator's CEO Paul Grand did a podcast interview with Tom Salemi of Device Talks. Among other topics, they discussed how MedTech Innovator program is adapting to the times and creating new ways for startups to get in front of investors during the pandemic. He also explains how MedTech Innovator is working to keep startups connected to capital. Click to listen to the podcast or read the transcript.

News About Our Companies

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Medtech Startup Promaxo Raises First Tranche of Series B-1 Funding

Promaxo, an Oakland-based medical technology startup developing the portable single-sided MRI, today announced that it has raised the first tranche of Series B-1 funding. The equity round was led by Kineticos Disruptor Fund with participation from existing investors. Launched in 2016, Promaxo plans to revolutionize healthcare with its MR imaging and robotic platform.
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Neural Analytics aims robotic transcranial doppler at COVID-19 patients

Doctors are reporting a proliferation of dangerous blood clots in the lungs and other major organs of COVID-19 patients, raising the risk of stroke and other life-threatening complications. While anticoagulant medications can reduce that risk, patients need careful monitoring to ensure their blood is neither too thick nor too thin. To that end, Los Angeles-based startup Neural Analytics Inc. is deploying its robotically assisted transcranial doppler (TCD) system for real-time identification of blood clots and disruptions in blood flow to the brain.
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Innovator Network Partners

Helping accelerate innovation for U.S. health security

Along with several other accelerators located across the nation, MedTech Innovator is a proud member of the Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures (DRIVe) Accelerator Network. DRIVe, a part of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), is a transformative public-private program designed to accelerate innovation and solve the nation’s most challenging, and cross-cutting health security threats.

This partnership aims to increase the pipeline of promising startups working on solutions that support health security preparedness. Additionally, MedTech Innovator will support selected companies with their commercialization strategies through our award-winning accelerator program. To learn more about the DRIVE initiative and to apply, visit https://drive.hhs.gov.